Those of us with pets know it can be hard to travel. You have to arrange for a pet sitter, spend extra money paying them, stock up on food and supplies before you leave, and deal with guilt for leaving your furry friend behind.
One solution that works well for easy-going or adventurous is bringing them along with you! So, if you’re planning a trip to the Upper East Side of Manhattan and want to (or have to) bring your fur baby along for the ride, you’ll need accommodations that are pet-friendly. To give you a jumpstart, we’ve analyzed a few of the very best hotels around Carnegie Hill that accept pets. All are highly rated and we’ve included a variety of options from budget-friendly to luxurious. Read on and choose the one that best serves your needs!
voco The Franklin New York
If prime location is your goal, you’ll need to head to voco The Franklin New York, the only hotel within the bounds of Carnegie Hill. You’ll be staying on a quiet, tree-lined street just 2 blocks from the nearest Subway station and 4 blocks from the Guggenheim and Central Park. The hotel has been in operation for nearly a century and keeps that Gilded Age era alive with cozy, European-style guest rooms, complimentary European-style buffet breakfast, crystal chandeliers, and a daily wine and cheese reception. The building has been newly renovated with fresh decor and modern amenities like air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and iPod docks. It’s also Jewish Observant friendly! Small dogs up to 30 lbs. are allowed for a one-time fee of $75.
The Mark Hotel
For the ultimate luxury experience, check yourself into The Mark Hotel. At “NYC’s most boldly lavish 5-star hotel” you’ll be paying upwards of $600 per night for your room, but in return, you’ll be getting an unforgettable and glamorous NYC experience. Located in a historic building just a block from Central Park, in Manhattan’s most elegant neighborhood, The Mark boasts exceptional amenities. For example, you can dine on cuisine prepared by Chef Jean-Georges either in-room or in a heated outdoor area, visit famous hairstylist Frédéric Fekkai’s on-site salon, and enjoy macaroon cakes by Ladurée left on your bedside table. For a Central Park adventure, borrow a stylish custom bicycle and pick up a gourmet picnic basket that comes with lunch-to-go, blanket, and condiments. The hotel also has services designed just for kids and pets, so the whole family can enjoy the top-notch treatment. This includes a “Woof Woof Kit” of luxury accessories and an in-room dining menu for dogs. Call the hotel ahead of time to arrange your pet’s stay.
If you like doing your own thing – and are looking for a more budget friendly option – you should rent this studio apartment on Airbnb, where you and your pet will have private access to the whole place! This Wi-Fi, laundry, and a kitchen. The Airbnb is spacious and is located in a building with an elevator on the Upper East Side.
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